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CNN
Jan 11, 2013 2:00am PST
be described as a flu epidemic. >> senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen is live in ft. worth, texas, with what may be some good news. she has an early read on the new flu numbers that we're getting. elizabeth, what have you learned? >> the cdc every friday release the new flu numbers. i got an early look at them. as you said a little bit of good news. the flu activity in this country has gone down a bit. two weeks ago we were talking about 29 states having high levels of flu activity. now we're talking about 24 states having high level of flu activity. that is good news. now i want to talk about the numbers in a sightly different way. this gets confusing, so bear with me. we're seeing less flu in the united states, but it is spread out more. geographically it has spread out to more locations. so, to put that in terms of numbers, two weeks ago, 41 states were seeing widespread activity, meaning it was throughout various regions of their state. now 47 states say they're seeing flu in various regions of their state. so spread out more, but the actual number of people who are having flu
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm PST
nerve. >>> democrats just missed a huge opportunity to change the o'country. larry cohen on harry reiding filibuster cave. >>> women get overdue recognition to serve in combat. the right wing is freaking out. former marine goldie taylor is here to put them in their place. >>> thanks for watching. it's time to wake up, america. got to pay attention to this one. the republican attempt to steal the next presidential election, it has hit full throttle. this is the latest poster boy for republican vote rigging. virginia state senator bill carrico. now, today carrico advanced his bill in the republican-led senate to change the way electoral votes are counted in the state. virginia democratic state senator john s. edwards told me on my radio show that democrats were completely blindsided by this move. >> it was a complete underhanded sneak attack on not only democrats but also the people of virginia because if people had had no prior warning this would happen there, have been no committee discussions on this, no hearings on this, and it runs contrary to the courtesies and traditions of t
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
. of course, that means another debt ceiling debate is just three months away. joining us now, bill cohen, a columnist at bloomberg view and by phone we have nbc's luke russert in williamsburg, virginia, covering the house republicans. welcome to both of you. >> thank you, karen. >> luke, i want to start with you. republicans are calling it a plan, democratic leader nancy pelosi call it is a gimmick. it sounds more like -- i mean, my read initially was this is more like political posturing rather than a serious deal. what are you hearing down there? >> well, it certainly is something that's meant to try and force the senate to act. you know, the senate has not passed a suggest in over 1,300 days and that's a popular rallying cry of the house gop. but what came out of this retreat was the idea instilled in members that it's probably not beneficial with the republican brand so damaged nationally to have a real standoff over the debt limit. this is a way they're trying to get passed that, a three-month extension. they're not demanding any cuts. all they're demanding is for the senate to have
Current
Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
to castro and his perspective on it. we have congressman steve cohen on the show. he's going to talk about gun control. and then you know now alex jones jones, he attacked the "the young turks." >> jennifer: i hope you have invited him on. >> cenk: we have. we'll see how that turns out. >> jennifer: i could not believe that a man who is allowed to have weapons if you saw that particular explosion. i felt sorry for poor pierce morgan. on your show, the issue of gun control, you're going to be talking about it, but do you think, cenk, you, that we can actually stoke congress to do something? do you have confidence that we might be able to shame them? >> cenk: you know, it's really interesting. we talked to congressman yarmouth on the show, and he thinks we can get it done. but congressman cohen is more skeptical. every day that goes by we get further away from bogey able to do it. i have to give the obama administration credit, they're considering really strong proposals. i'm hopeful. >> jennifer: cheng uygur hopeful on gun safety measures, i'm feeling good about it. that's all i can say. w
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Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
gridlock steve cohen of memphis introduced a bill this week which would require states to use independent redistricting commissions in drawing those maps. here we in to talk about his bill and what he expects during president obama's second term, is congressman steve cohen. welcome to "the war room"." >> thank you good to be with you. >> michael: do you think they would or could pass this bill. >> whether they would is doubtful but it's an important bill because we have gridlock and the reason for that is too many districts are concerned about the primary and the far right and far left and they don't have to work with the whole community or the center, because of the partisan redistricting which we have in most states are drawn up just to suit their people or make them overwhelmingly ohio. ohio went for the president. ohio went to sherrod brown but yet 12 of the 16 districts drawn up by the ohio legislature were republican. that's not right. it does not reflect the will of the people. it reflects the lines they've drawn. it makes it that those the republicans don't have to work with the c
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 2:00am PST
out nationwide. we will talk more about this flu and the spread coming up with elizabeth cohen in the next hour. >> is it too late to get a flu vaccine? >> never too late. >>> vice president biden revealing the white house is prepared to bypass congress to push through tough new gun control laws. that announcement coming hours before today's talks between biden's gun violence commission and gun rights groups, including the national rifle association. it is shaping up to be a long day for the vice president. later this morning he meets with sportsmen and wildlife groups. this afternoon it's representatives from gun owners groups, including the nra. tonight the entertainment industry weighs in on how violence in the media may be influencing the problem. when it is all said and done biden acknowledges his boss is prepared to use the powers of the presidency to enact his own comprehensive gun control plan. >> the president is going to act. there are executive orders, executive action that can be taken. we have not decided what that is yet. we are compiling it all with the help of t
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 2:00am PST
after you see how many calories are packed into some popular restaurants. elizabeth cohen is live in atlanta. how many calories are we talking about? >> an enormous amount. in one dish, you're getting calories should you get in an entire day. i think americans expect fast food is high caloried. i think you don't get that even in a nice restaurant, sometimes you're getting even more calories. take a look at two dishes. this one right here is cheesecake factory he's bistro shrimp pasta. 3120 calories. >> did you say 3,000? >> yes. that's a 3. yes, you heard that right. and you're supposed to get about 2200 calories a day. so it's way more than you're supposed to have in an entire day. as a matter of fact, that one dish is the equivalent calorie-wise of 5 1/2 big macs. you would never sit down and eat 5 1/2 big macs, but that's what's in this dish. and let me show you another one. this is called veal porter house and crispy red potatoes and that has 2710 calories. again, more than you're supposed to have in an entire day. it is the equivalent of three pints of ben and juerry's ice cr
CNN
Jan 5, 2013 11:00am PST
correspondent elizabeth cohen has a special airing tonight on 25 shocking medical mistakes. and she joins me now. elizabeth, this is you know, it's trouble withing to say the least. >> it is trouble withing. it's not just a hypothetical. i did this special because of mistakes that had happened in my own family. so this can really happen to people and this new study out from johns hopkins puts numbers on it. take a look at these numbers because it makes you go, oh, my goodness. i don't think people realize this. wrong procedures, the wrong procedure is when you go in for a ton sellecktomy and they give you an appendectomy. that happens to 20 patients a week in this country. 20 patients a week have the wrong procedure. now, same number of patients, 20 patientses a week have an operation on the wrong body part. you go in to have your right knee replaced and they replace your left knee. wrong sided surgery. and in addition to 39 patients a week, they have tools surgical tools left in their body. and are sewn up. and yet you have to know these things going in so that you can be prepared. >> i mean, y
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
. sanjay gupta is in atlanta. what are you expecting to hear? >> elizabeth cohen has been working through the night on getting these numbers. one number, which is important and what we expected. widespread outbreak of the flu. 47 states, up from 41 states with an outbreak of the flu. some good news. the number of states with high levels of activity has gone down from 29 now to 24. two additional deaths in young people, from 18 to 20. but there may be some relief as you say in sight. we are at epidemic threshold. that basically means we are seeing more cases than we expected to see at this time year. big question? will those cases stay elevated or will they start to come down across the country? >> we keep hearing, get a flu shot, get a flu shot. some got our flu shots early. yes, i'm gloating. if you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, is there enough vaccine? >> i think so. i crunched some numbers on this overnight. may be some spot shortages, but general numbers, take aook at how many of these vaccines were specifically manufactured, 135 million, bottom number, 112 million vaccinated. not
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
cohen played -- mickey cohen played by sean penn. it's a little bit quirky. penn is definitely channeling the robert deniro element from "the untouchable." it's a fun movie. but they waste the talent of emma stone. she is so one dimensional in the film. not her fault, it's the writing. go see a matinee, don't pay the full price. three and a half out of five. worth seeing in theaters. >> your thoughts quickly on the oscar nominations, you mentioned katherine bigelow not being nominated for director. >> right. >> what's the guy's name from argo? >> ben >> ben affleck. >> do they have to broaden the director nominees as well? >> that's my point. i think that if they're going to nominate nine movies, you can not giver argo a best picture nomination and not nominate the guy who created it. that's ridiculous for me. i think these are the worst nominees i've seen in a long time. i was happy with the "django unchained," but you cannot snub bigelow, leonardo dicaprio never been awarded. an actor from a james bond film never nominated and should be nominated. he was incredible. i was ups
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
widespread this epidemic has become? we're going to talk with elizabeth cohen at the top of the hour. would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. >>> our starting point one month later, we're live this morning from newtown, connecticut, marking one month since 20 first graders and 6 staffers were gunned down inside the sandy hook elementary school. this morning we take a look at how the community is coping today and their plans to help prevent another tragedy. >>> then a flu especialpidemic widespread across 47 states with vaccines running low. where we stand and what you need to know to protect you and your family. >>> plus hollywood celebrates its own at the golden globe awards. we've got the surprises and the
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 9:00am PST
life. >> reporter: elizabeth cohen, cnn, ft. worth, texas. >> thanks for watching, everyone. "cnn newsroom" continues now with martin savidge. you can pick it up from here. >> thanks very much. >> sure. >>> 12:00 p.m. on the east coast, 9:00 a.m. on the west coast. i'm martin savidge in for fredricka whitfield. if you are just tuning in, thank you very much for joining us. these are the top stories we're following right now in the "cnn newsroom." it could be one of the most shocking admissions in sports history. "usa today" is reporting that lance armstrong will admit to doping in an upcoming interview with oprah. we're following that story. >> i said it for seven years. i've said it for longer than seven years. i have never doped. i can say it again. but i've said it for seven years. it doesn't help. >> reporter: help may be something lance armstrong will need a lot of to redeem his reputation after "usa today" reports armstrong will admit to doping throughout his career. the newspaper does not name their source but says it's a person with knowledge of the situation. "usa today"
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 9:00am PST
, as richard cohen notes in "the washington post" nothing hagel has said about israel is not said in the israeli press on a daily basis. trust me, by the "wall street journal" standards israeli media would be deeply anti-semitic. lost perhaps in the discussion over hagel's position on israel is one of the main reasons he was nominated in the first place. >> most importantly, chuck knows that war is not an abstraction. he knows that sending young americans to fight and bleed in the dirt and mud, that's something we only do when it's absolutely necessary. >> a decorated war veteran reportedly requested to be sent to vietnam. hagel spoke to the library of congress in 2002 about how his military service had informed his world view. >> someone needs to represent that perspective in our government as well. the people in washington make the policy, but it's the little guys who come back in the body bag. >> as president obama attempts to put his next cabinet together, republicans seem to have developed an acute case of goldilocks syndrome. susan rice was too much of a loyalist, and republ
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
. as a colleague said to me, he's becoming like the sacha baron cohen of this debate. so i think that was clear that lapierre is in trouble in terms of his credibility on the hill. and i think with republicans although that may not be showing as it will. we will get a universal background check. it seems clear there's an emerging consensus on that. if that's all we get, i think this is going to be a disappointing exercise. as important as universal background checks are, there are lots of crimes with guns that are committed that do not necessarily involve people that would have been picked up by background checks. not people with criminal records or records of mental instability or records of being a terrorist. and the public is still overwhelmingly supporting going after assault clips and assault weapons. so i think it's very clear that the people that want to get something done are going to need to buck up this debate and going to need to take this case to the people particularly parents, teachers, and law enforcement. and we should not settle for universal background checks. they are very, v
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
to the clinton administration when president clinton invited william cohen, a republican to be defense secretary. then the obama administration, president obama asked robert gates, a republican to be defense secretary. then there was leon panetta. and now another republican, chuck hagel. what's wrong with democrats being defense secretary? >> right. actually, just as an historical footnote, roberts used to be a republican. you know, i think that there's a sort of feeling that each one of these can be justified. i think president clinton and cohen had a good relationship, as does president obama and senator hagel. in gates' instance, that made a lot of sense. so much was going on that you didn't want to have an immediate change in the defense. but that is true, that it looks like democrats always want to appoint republican secretaries of defense. also if you look at the history of the independent councils, they have almost all been republicans. and as a democrat i sometimes get frustrated, too. we can't find an independent council in our own party. i can understand the frustration but the preside
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
autism lost their symptoms as they grew older. senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen here to talk to me about this study. first, just explain the study. >> it is fascinating because it turns conventional wisdom on its head. doctors thought you can't outgrow autism once you're diagnosed, that's it. you have it. these researchers found 34 kids who were diagnosed with autism by good doctors who know what they're doing as very young kids before the age of 5, and then they -- years later when they looked at them, they didn't have any signs of autism. they were examined and the signs were gone. >> so how is this even possible? >> a couple of things going on. they found in some ways this group of kid had somewhat milder autism to begin with, that's one thing. it could also have something to do with the early intervention that these kids got, some of the training and the schooling and what have you, the therapy these kids got. and it also might have something to do with the children's individual brains. maybe there was something about their brains. and researchers have told me, you know,
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
's leading beverage company, we can play an important role. >> very interesting. elizabeth cohen joining us now. what is the meaning of this new ad campaign. >> they haven't said a lot about obesity even though people have harangued them saying, wait a second, you're selling this product that might be contributing to obesity. they're trying to say, look, we're aware of this problem and we're doing our part. for example they point out we're selling smaller sizes of coke, 7.5 ounces instead of 12. they say we have nearly 200 lee-calorie and no-calorie products. they also say we're starting to put our calories, you can see it right here on the silver band, 140 calories so you know what you're getting. so they say that they're really trying to help people make choices. they're encouraging exercise and they really hopes this sort of quiets down some of their critics. >> we've been talking about america's obesity problems for years and years. and soda, consumption, i believe, has been going downer of the the last several years f my question is then how responsible is soda really? >> if you look a
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 7:00am EST
nominees for 2012 are "beasts of the southern wild wild". >> "silver linings playbook." donna, bruce cohen and jordan producers. >> "zero dark 30" producers. >> lynn con, steven spielberg and katherine kennedy producers. >> "les miserables" producers. >> life of pi, producers. >> "amour," nominees to be determined. >> "django unchained," stacy, reginald and pilar producers. >> and "argo," grant, ben af fleck and george clooney producers. >> "argo" has been nominated. somebody tell cranston, he can unclench his teeth now. brian, i love you. please join us at the oscars, sunday february 24th to find out who will take home the oscars. >> congratulations to all the nominees. all right. the nominations and "django unchained"'s chief correspondent and director for the hollywood reporter. good morning to both of you. "lincoln," no surprise. 12 nominations there. you were surprised, two movies we're hearing about, "amour" in two major categories nominated, as well as beast"beasts of the southern wild". >> those are two movies that made great gains today. "beasts of the southern wild," and wallace
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
. now cnn medical correspondent elizabeth cohen has the top five most calorie-laden items out there. and some of them may surprise you. >> wolf, when you see some of these calorie counts, your eyes are going to pop out. because some of these dishes are more calories in the one dish than you're supposed to have in the entire day. so let's do a countdown. this is from the center for science in the public interest. on their list, number five, uno's chicago grill, deep dish macaroni and three cheese. 1,980 calories. now, to put that in perspective, you're supposed to have about 2,000 calories a day and you're getting almost all of that in one dish. number four, johnny rockets bacon cheddar double burger with sweet potato fries, 2,360 calories. and at number three, from the cheesecake factory, crispy chick yn costaletta, a whopping 2,610 calories. number two, veal porterhouse with crispy red potatoes. looks pretty simple, no cream sauce or anything, 2,710 calories. and coming in at number one on the extreme eating list, the cheesecake factory's bistro shrimp pasta. it's because that shri
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
to the vaccine being given out nationwide. we'll talk much more with elizabeth cohen in our next hour. >>> no charges will be filed against the driver of a parade float that collided with a freight train in texas in november. four people were killed and a dozen injured. the parade honored military veterans. investigators say the float entered the train crossing and the gate then came down. >>> so some italian americans are reportedly upset at "time" magazine's latest cover that shows governor chris christie in a mug shot-like pose and there's this headline that says "the boss." "time" magazine is owned by our parent company. even chris christie took issue with this cover. he suggested it made him look like a mafia boss. he also joke eld that it made him look like tony soprano and may have damage eld his relationship with bruce springsteen because he stole his nickname. >> i assumed it was like he's supplanting bruce springsteen. >> he's a huge springsteen fan. >> i thought that, i thought he runs the republican party, the state of jersey, i did not think mafia. >> most people -- i don
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
correspondent elizabeth cohen is in texas, one of the hardest hit states. >> reporter: wolf, kids are especially vulnerable to the flu. and parents need to be really vigilant. i spent the day yesterday with one mom who got her son help in the nick of time. >> reporter: darius is so sick with the flu, he's in the hospital. he could've died if not for the quick thinking of his mother. she was keeping a close eye on her son at home. he didn't seem all that sick, then suddenly wednesday night -- >> he couldn't hard breathe. he was, you know, gasping for, you know, breath and that was real scary because i thought he was going to pass out at any minute. >> she immediately brought her 7-year-old son to the emergency room. by the time they got there, darius was incoherent. >> how did you feel in your heart when your own son didn't know who you are? >> you don't want to think the worst, but as a parent, you can't help it, you know. >> the flu had struck darius hard. his asthma making it even worse. doctors had to give him oxygen. he's recovering here at cook children's hospital in ft. worth, texas. so be
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
complications and even death. cnn senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen spoke to a mom who saved her son's life by fast action. >> reporter: darius carr is so sick with the flu, he's in the hospital. he could have died if not for the quick thinking of his mother. robbie perry was keeping a close eye on her son at home. he didn't seem all that sick. then suddenly wednesday night -- >> he couldn't hardly breathe. he was, you know, gasping for, you know, breath, and that was real scary because i thought he was going to pass out at any minute. >> reporter: robbie immediately brought her 7-year-old son to the emergency room. it's just a short drive away, but by the time they got there darius was incoherent. how did you feel in your heart when your own son didn't know who you were? >> you don't want to think the worst but as
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
test underground. >>> also today, massachusetts governor duvall patrick named william cohen to serve as interim u.s. senator, thus replacing senator john kerry. cowan is the chief of staff. he will serve until kerry's successor is chosen in a special election. kerry was confirmed yesterday as secretary of state. >>> that 15-year-old pakistani school girl who was shot in the head by the taliban will undergo more surgery. malala will receive a titanium plate to repair her shattered skull. shown here. you see the big hole. and also she'll be getting a hearing device to replace her destroyed eardrum. the taliban shot malala in october, after she was speaking out in support of girls getting an education. the surgery will be performed in birmingham, england, where her father has now gotten a job with the pakistani consulate. >>> and stocks are taking a hit today, but that did not dampen the hype for research in motion's new phone, take a good long look at it here, the blackberry 10, the z-10 as it is officially called. came out today. it contains a new operating software that already has 7
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
were talking about a little earlier this week. i want to get right to elizabeth cohen, our medical correspondent. what exactly is deer antler spray? why would that be beneficial to someone and why is that doping? >> right. the people who make this stuff say that it comes from what they call the velvet of deer antlers. they scrape this so-called velvet off and they say that the velvet contains igf1. and igf1 is the real deal. they give it to children who have medical conditions ajd are very short to help them grow. and the makers of these sprays, and there's a lot of them out there. the makers of these sprays say that it enhances muscle growth. they say that it can make you stronger. however, the experts that we talked to said the potential dangers are that it can also increase the chances of having muscle pain and even getting diabetes and heart disease. >> is there some indication that deer antlers grow so fast or there's some quick regeneration? why would you use deer antlers versus something else? >> right, that's a great question. that's the reasoning that these products give.
Current
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
by the communication workers of america. the cwa. good men and women of the cwa under president larry cohen. the union for the information age. you bet. find out more about their good work at cwa-union.org. it is a friday morning. we're sort of tag teaming our way through the week here. because of my voice problem. peter ogborn, dan henning phil backert, cyprian bowlding and me, bill press. >> look at it this way. you are the rgiii of the team and i'm the kurt cousins. >> bill: my voice is about as strong as rgiii's right knee. at any rate -- >> it is a little bit better than that. >> bill: keeping us up to date here, those of us who live in our nation's capital on -- you know interesting stories let's say of the time where they happen to be taking place. local news editor and washington express columnist, clinton yates writes something called the root d.c. joining us on our news line this morning. good to you have on board. thanks. >> how is it going bill? how are you? >> bill: not too bad. >> if bill is the rgiii and i'm kurt cousins we'll call clinton the rex grossman. >> they give you that kind of
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